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British actress ‘deeply saddened’ after studio head steps down amid scandal

A British actress has said she is “deeply saddened” after Warner Bros chief Kevin Tsujihara stepped down amid claims that he promised her roles while they were having an affair.

WarnerMedia launched an investigation earlier this month after a Hollywood Reporter story ...

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‘No Facebook users reported Christchurch massacre during livestreaming’

No-one reported the video of the Christchurch terror attack while it was being streamed live, Facebook has said.

It was 29 minutes after the video had started – and 12 minutes after it had ended – before the first user flagged up the footage, the social media giant ...

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Garda watchdog appeal for witnesses to Co Louth crash

The Garda watchdog has launched a witness appeal over a crash in Co Louth in which two men died.

It happened on the R173 between Carlingford and Omeath just after midnight yesterday.

GSOC say they are investigating the incident and want to speak to anyone who may have seen a black ...

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Homelessness groups among those to receive €50k grants from Google

Organisations which have come up with ideas to improve opportunities in their local communities are being recognised.

Fifteen groups have won the Google Impact Challenge Dublin and each will get €50,000 in grants.

The Peter McVerry Trust and which uses technology to ...

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'Why was there an effort to conceal?' - TD says Delaney has serious questions to answer

Fianna Fáil’s spokesperson on Transport, Tourism and Sport Robert Troy says that the Football Association of Ireland’s chief executive John Delaney needs to come before the Oireachtas Committee to answer serious questions about financial transactions.

The FAI has a responsibility to ...

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Netflix could clamp down on users sharing accounts

Netflix could start to clamp down on users who share accounts.

Tech firm, Synamedia, has revealed a new system designed to catch out those who allow multiple people on their accounts.

New software will be used to spot passwords that are being shared.

Users caught doing it will ...

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Football rumours from the media

What the papers say

Manchester United midfielder Andreas Pereira could be heading for a loan spell next season, The Sun reports, as the Red Devils look to tie him down for the long term. After agreeing a 12-month renewal option last week, United hope a season-long loan will persuade ...

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Death toll from Indonesia floods rises

The death toll from flash floods and mudslides triggered by torrential downpours in eastern Indonesia has risen to 89, with dozens of others missing.

National Disaster Mitigation Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said the worst-hit area from the flooding was Sentani subdistrict, where ...

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Mozambique death toll from Cyclone Idai could exceed 1,000, president says

More than 1,000 people are feared dead in Mozambique four days after a cyclone slammed into the country, submerging entire villages and leaving bodies floating in the floodwaters, the president has said.

“It is a real disaster of great proportions,” Filipe Nyusi ...

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TD questions Delaney’s €100k ‘bridging loan’ to FAI

Why a national sporting body needed a €100,000 bridging loan from its chief executive, when it received in the region of €50m state funding over a 10-year period, is a key question John Delaney must answer when he appears before an Oireachtas committee.

That is according to Robert ...

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European Parliament agree measures to uncover criminal convictions of non-EU citizens

The European Parliament has agreed new measures to uncover criminal convictions of non-EU citizens.

A new database will make crucial information available to 27 member-states including data on people who have two passports.

MEP for Ireland South, Sean Kelly, says the measures are ...

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NZ PM: I will never mention killer's name

New Zealand's prime minister has vowed not to name the man accused of shooting 50 people dead in a terror attack publicity.

Thirty people remain in hospital after the shootings at two mosques in Christchurch - nine of them in a critical condition.

A 28-year-old Australian man has ...

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Taoiseach to meet Tusk in Dublin as Brexit Day looms closer

The Taoiseach will meet the European Council President in Dublin today - with just 10 days to go until Brexit.

Donald Tusk and Leo Varadkar's meeting comes ahead of a crucial summit of EU leaders later this week.

The British Prime Minister is expected to formally request an extension ...

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‘Brexit destroyer’: What the papers say on Speaker’s ruling

John Bercow comes under close scrutiny in the national newspapers as they give their views on his ruling over another vote on Theresa May’s Brexit deal.

The Commons Speaker scuppered the chance of another Commons vote on the Prime Minister’s deal before Thursday’s EU ...

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IHCA: Patient care in decline

Doctors have warned of a “sharp decline” in the standard of patient care against a backdrop of a growing number of vacant consultant posts.

The Irish Hospital Consultants Association (IHCA) said a survey of its members found almost nine in 10 believe patient care is being compromised ...

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Books of condolence open for teens who died in Cookstown disco

Books of condolence have been opened across Co Tyrone in memory of three young people who died in a crowd surge on Sunday night.

CCTV footage is being examined after teenagers were caught in a crush outside a disco in Cookstown.

The PSNI has asked parents to talk to their children ...

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Nicki Minaj pays tribute to Manchester Arena attack victims

Nicki Minaj paid tribute to the victims of the Manchester Arena terror attack as she performed in the city.

The superstar rapper was performing in the arena on Monday night as part of her Nicki Wrld Tour and between songs took time to mention the victims and their families.Nicki ...

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Riverdale creator undecided on how show will address Luke Perry’s death

The creator of Riverdale has said he is undecided on how the show will address the death of star Luke Perry.

Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, who serves as executive producer on the US teen drama, said cast and crew are still in shock after Perry died earlier this month at the age of 52.The creator ...

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Gwyneth Paltrow wanted to ‘reinvent divorce’ after splitting with Chris Martin

Gwyneth Paltrow has said she wanted to “reinvent” divorce after splitting with former husband Chris Martin.

The Hollywood actress and the Coldplay frontman were ridiculed for describing their parting of ways as a “conscious uncoupling”.

The couple, who have ...

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Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold embracing title race

Trent Alexander-Arnold was watching from the stands as a teenage fan the last time Liverpool were this far embroiled in a Premier League title race.

The Reds fell short back in 2013-14 after a late-season collapse, where the then 15-year-old right-back was heartbroken as Manchester City ...

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Wales boss Giggs determined to win over doubters

Ryan Giggs is determined to win over his Wales doubters after acknowledging that the 2020 European Championship campaign will define his time as national-team manager.

Wales start their Euro 2020 qualifiers at home to Slovakia on Sunday, with the jury still out on Giggs’ 14 months in ...

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